Baby Names: Names Starting with E

Baby Names Starting with E

EAMON: Irish variation of Edmund. A good Irish name that has not been overused; a nice alternative to Sean, Ryan, and Kevin. Relative: Amon. Namesakes: Eamonn Coghlan, Eamon De Valera.

EARL: Old English for "a nobleman." Relatives: Earle, Earland, Early, Erie, Errol, Erroll, Earleen, Erleen, Erlene. Namesakes: Earl Weaver, Earl Monroe, Erle Stanley Gardner, Errol Flynn, Early Wynn.

EARTHA: Old English for "earth." Well known, but seldom used. A good choice for a baby with both feet on the ground. Namesakes: Eartha Kitt

EBEN: Hebrew for "stone." Relatives: Ebenezer, Eban. Namesakes: Ebenezer Scrooge, Abba Eban.

EBONY: Greek for "a hard wood." Relatives: Ebonie, Ebonee. Namesake: "Ebony and Ivory."

EDDA: Old English for "rich." Relative: Eda.

EDEN: Hebrew for "delight." Provocative. Relatives: Edie, Eddy, Eddie, Edan. Namesakes: Barbara Eden, Anthony Eden.

EDGAR: Old English for "properous warrior." Don't dismiss the "Ed" names; they are adorable for little boys and mature well. Relatives: Edgerton, Edger, Edgarton. Namesakes: Edgar Allan Poe, Edgar Bergen.

EDISON: "Son of Ed." A nice selction from the "Ed" group. Relatives: Edyson, Edson. Namesakes: Eidson Armbrister, Thomas Edison, "Edison Carter."

EDITH: Old English for "expensive gift." Extremely popoular in the nineteenth century, but now completely out of fashion. Worth considering. Relatives: Edithe, Edythe, Edie, Edyth, Edita, Edda, Editha. Namesakes: Dame Edith Evans, Eydie Gorme, "Edith Bunker"

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